De Patrick

Tim Mielants Feature film - 2019 - 97 min.
Twelve plus
Foul language

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Tragicomedy about man’s peculiarities, about letting go and being content with who you are. All this set at a nudist campsite.

Patrick lives with his parents at a nudist campsite, where he works as a handyman. When his father dies, he is put in charge of the campsite. But Patrick has other worries. His favourite hammer has been lost for quite some time. The regular residents want him to do something useful with his life, but Patrick must and will find back his hammer. This turns more and more into a quest for himself. Meanwhile, the campsite guests start questioning Patrick’s qualities as a leader.


Director(s) Tim Mielants
Script Benjamin Sprengers
Tim Mielants
Production Company
Laurette Schillings
Arnold Heslenfeld
Frans van Gestel
Peter Bouckaert
Jacques-Henri Bronckart
Olivier Bronckart
Executive Producer
Sarah Marks
Co-production Company
Eyeworks Film en TV Drama BVBA
Topkapi Films
Versus Production
Director of Photography
Production Design
Alain Dessauvage
Costume Design
Valerie Leroy
Sound Design
Sound on Set
Yanna Soentjens
Geert Hellings
Production Country
Belgium, Netherlands